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Why Foster Care Students In Seattle Are Beating The Odds

A Seattle-area nonprofit called Treehouse helped almost nine out of 10 students from the foster care system graduate high school this past year — a huge increase in a few short years.

President Trump speaks about the Republican tax bill after signing it into law in the Oval Office on Dec. 22. Trump has signed 96 laws this year. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

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In the wake of the "Me Too" movement, more victims of sexual harassment and assault continue to come forward. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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In The Wake Of #MeToo, More Victims Seek Help For Repressed Trauma

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Though officially retired from touring, guitarist John Williams, now 76, continues to record for his own record label. Kathy Panama/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Williams, Classical Guitar's Standard-Bearer, Still Recording In Retirement

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Making ice wine requires the grape to be picked and pressed at below-freezing temperatures, like in this vineyard in southern Germany. So, only a few places in the world — mainly Canada and Germany — produce it. But now, vineyards in frigid parts of the U.S., are making their own ice wine, giving Americans a chance to buy domestically produced bottles. Patrick Seeger/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New York Vineyard Takes A Risk On Ice Wine For A Sweet Reward

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Throughout the U.S., minors are generally required to have permission from a parent or legal guardian before they can receive most medical treatment. However, each state has established a number of exceptions. PhotoAttractive/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Some Teen Moms Can't Get The Pain Relief They Choose In Childbirth

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Diane Kruger won the top acting prize at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in In the Fade. She dedicated her award to survivors of terrorism. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Germany's 'In The Fade' Flips The Script On The Terrorism Film

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